Crocheting Overview

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Crocheting has been a favorite craft for generations, and with good reason. Mastering the art of crochet enables you to create wonderful and useable pieces of art, at a very reasonable cost. Today’s crochet patterns are more interesting and inspiring than ever, and incorporate vibrant colours and exciting new fibers. Using new patterns, you can […]


Collecting Cross Stitch Magazines

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Some people have a passion for cross stitch and devote their attentions to their handicraft and create marvelous items for family and friends. Some of these people, typically women, have been collecting cross stitch magazines for years because they love the patterns that are included in each magazine issue. Some of the patterns that people […]


Grandmother S Craft Tips

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To get started we can begin with crochet abbreviations to help you relate to the process. Crochet experts use the terms beg (Beginning) bet (Between), bk lp (Back loop) ch (chain), ch-(previous chain), cont (Continue), dc (double crochet), dec (decreasing), dtr (double/triple crochet), ft lp (Front loop), hdc (half-double crochet), inc (Increasing), lp (loops), and […]


Sewing Machine From Fabric To Clothing In Seconds

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The sewing machine has been around for more than two hundred years now and is still as popular today. Most households have a sewing machine, whether it’s for ornamental use or for taking care of those sewing chores. The sewing machine was invented to help join fabric together using thread in order to make clothes. […]


Learn How To Knit With Easy Beginner Instructions

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As a beginner in knitting, you’re probably curious about the basics in knitting before you take lessons. Knitting provides a hobby that’s fun, requires self-discipline and steadfastness, and allows you to feel a sense of achievement when your knitting project is complete. Knitting Defined Knitting is a craft in which two needles along with thread […]


How To Master Knitting Instructions The Easy Way

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I wanted to set out some basic knitting instructions as a refresher so here it is. All knitting instructions use basically two stitches, the knit stitch and the purl stitch. Once you know these two knitting essentials you will be able to follow most knitting instructions which are just combinations or variations of these two […]


Cross Stitch Tips

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Here are some cross stitch tips that will help you a lot with your cross stitch projects. GETTING STARTED Always start stitching from the center of your fabric. To find the center on your fabric, fold the fabric in half twice. The center will be at the intersection of the two folds. Finding the center […]


8 Tips For Crochet Beginners

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Dear Friend, Thanks for visiting and finding my article. What follows is information that I have pulled together from many different sources. The secrets, tips, and techniques you read here are from my book “Crocheting Made Simple”. I hope you find it both interesting and helpful. Many imagine that knitted and crochet items survived in […]


Cross Stitching Creative And Decorative

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If you are a person who loves arts and have an artistic hand then craft book is very useful for you. A craft book is a book that provides some sort of information about any specific art. This may include painting, knitting, stitching, candle making, doll making or any other form of craft work. You […]


Tips On Learning How To Crochet

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So, you’ve always wanted to learn how to crochet, but you just aren’t sure how to go about it? Besides, all of your family members are knitters and say they couldn’t figure out how to crochet. Does that mean that it is too hard to learn to crochet? Actually, many people who knit aren’t able […]


The Magic Character Of Embroidery

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“Home cannot do without embroidery. It rewards, forgives, and cures…” they used to say in ancient times. Let’s look at the ancient towels and garments: where the pattern is located, what colour the mistress used, what she depicted. Every element of the pattern can tell a story, it defends, helps, bringing the worlds of the […]